Nile Rodgers Named Chairman Of Songwriters Hall Of Fame

The Songwriters Hall of Fame has named Nile Rodgers as its new chairman. Rodgers, who was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2016, was unanimously elected by the Board of Directors to the top post for the next three years, Billboard reported. He replaces Philly soul architects Kenneth Gamble and Leon Huff, who have been serving as co-chairs from 2015 to 2018. In response to the news, the Chic co-founder said he is “truly honored and beyond humbled to be elected by such an esteemed group as this illustrious board [of directors.” “I will try and serve with all my heart… Thank you for giving me the opportunity to serve the song writing community.” The Hall of Fame’s president and CEO, Linda Moran, said “Nile is respected and admired by his fans and his peers alike for his multi/cross-genre music and for being a musical pioneer.” Copyright(c) 2018 RTTNews.com. All Rights ReservedLess «

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